A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers, to which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1805
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To inform another; to give intelligence: with an accusative of the person informed.
The bishop did require a respite, Wherein he might the king his lord advertise,
Whether our daughter were legitimate. Souks. As I by friends am well advertised,
Allow me such exercises as may become a gentleman, or give me the poor
allottery my father left me by testament. Shakspeare. To ALLO'W. v. a. [a/louer, Fr.
from a/audare, Lat.] 1. To admit; as, to allow a position ; not to contradict; not to ...
It was a right answer of the physician to his patient, that indoors eyes: If you have
more Pleasure in wine than in your sight, wine is good. Locke. . How can we think
of appearing at that tribunal, without being able to give a ready answer to the ...
Persons called together to be consulted on any occasion, or to give advice. They
being thus assembled, are more properly a council to the king, the great council ..
. ingdom, to advise his majosty in those things of weight and difficulty which ...
Were these persons idolaters for the worship they did not give to the Creator, or
for the worship they did give to his creatures? Stillingfleet. 2. Any thing created.
God's first creature was light. Bacon. Imperfect the world, and all the creatures in
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